The two villages of the province of Paphos, Agios Photios and Statos, which were at a distance of two kilometers the one from other, during the period 1966-1969, because of the rapid rainfalls, they had some devastating landslips. The government called some special geologists, in order to study the situation and it was found necessary to move the two villages to another point.
Then most of the residents of the two communities, decided for the union of the two villages. The locomotion and the union of the two communities became with the consent of the local self-government, the two communities as well as with the president of the Cypriot democracy, Archbishop Makarios C'.
At the end of 1973 the first residents of the new village began to move. After the Turkish invasion in 1974, many refugees from the possessed regions of Cyprus moved to the new village.
The unified anymore village took the name Statos-Agios Photios and is found in a border region of the province of Paphos, very close to the monastery of "Chrysorrogiatissa". It has an altitude of 1000 meters and its residents deal with the agriculture and the livestock farming. The village produces apples, grapes, pears, peaches, cherries, wines, "zivania", "sountzouko", grapes, "tsamarella", sausages, "halloumi", "trachanas"(paste made with coarse flour and sour milk), walnuts and almonds.
In the old destroyed villages are maintained some devastated houses, which are used seasonally by some shepherds that bring their flocks in the region.
The village Statos-Agios Photios in 1982 had 482 residents, while in the inventory that took place in 2001 the residents were 239. A road connects the village with the village Panagia in the northwestern side (6 km) and with the village Koilinia in the east side (1 km).
A regional municipal school, the church of Savior Christ, one of the magnificent churches of Paphos. The community buildings, which accommodate the companies, COOP, SEDIGEP, the community medical center, the offices of the community council, as well as the community center "cafe-restaurant". It exists also the irrigatory work of Statos-Agios Photios-Koilinia, a big dam having 140.000 cubic meters capacity of water for the needs of the communities. There are also two local wine factories, ABAKAS and AMFOREAS, which produce appreciable wines.